I purchased the refurbished 80 hour Humax DVR with DVD burner this past month. Immediately the picture on my tv was MUCH worse (even though I had just removed a brand new 300 hour Humax DVR and a 3 year old 80 hour Tivo and those pictures were fine). It's a little hard to describe, but it's much darker. I have futzed and futzed and changed and experimented and futzed some more with the colors/hues/contrast/saturation, etc. and it simply isn't the same. It's brighter now, but the saturation levels are just too high. To give you some idea, the reds from the red carpet and gowns at the Golden Globes were blinding to me. But if I change the saturation levels then it seems as though I'm always watching X-files (you know, all dark, all the time LOL). Is it possible this has something to do with it being refurbed? Will Tivo take it back if I say that (especially if I'm buying another one from them)? It was purchased through Tivo web specials. Is there something else you think I can try to get this "look" right? Thanks!